- resembling that of actual life: lifelike dialogue in the film
- closely resembling a real person or thing: a lifelike portrait
Accurately representing real life: a lifelike statue. See Synonyms at vivid.
(comparative more lifelike, superlative most lifelike)
- Like a living being, resembling life, giving an accurate representation, as, a lifelike portrait.
- The robot was so lifelike, Jack could hardly tell it apart from his sister.
life +"Ž -like